What does owing mean?

Definitions for owingˈoʊ ɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word owing.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. outstanding, owing(p), undischarged(adj)

    owed as a debt

    "outstanding bills"; "the amount still owed"; "undischarged debts"


  1. owing(Adjective)

    Still to be paid; owed as a debt.

    These seven subscriptions remain owing.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Owing

    ō′ing, adj. due: that has to be paid (to): happening as a consequence of: imputable to.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of owing in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of owing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Aliko Dangote:

    We ended up owing a lot of dollars.

  2. Oscar Wilde:

    I must decline your invitation owing to a subsequent engagement.

  3. Isaac Newton:

    If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention, than to any other talent.

  4. Henry James, "The Ambassadors", Book Seventh, Chapter 2:

    I feel how little she can like being told of her owing me anything. No woman ever enjoys such an obligation to another woman.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    I thank to all the shadows and all the darknesses of my life; it is owing to them that I now love the light much more than ever before!

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